The ACL or anterior cruciate ligament is one of the major ligaments in your knee. ACL injuries most commonly occur in sports with a lot of jumping and landing as well as sudden stops or direction changes.
Restless leg syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, causes you to move your legs in an uncontrollable urge to try and ease an uncomfortable feeling.
If you have suffered a fall, feel dizzy or off-balance, you probably are concerned – and rightfully so. It can be scary if you lose your balance, even if you don’t experience a fall. Until the reason for your balance issue is determined, you feel that you are at risk for another fall, perhaps with […]
Long-term healing and strengthening are greatly helped with physical therapy (PT). Many exercises for balance, proprioception, walking and therabands can help stabilize the ankle joint.
Almost one million Americans live with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). With this disabling disease of the central nervous system, the immune system attacks the covering of nerve fibers, resulting in communication disruptions between your brain and your body. The disease eventually may cause permanent nerve damage. As of now, there is no cure for MS. Some […]
If you have leg pain or weakness during exercise or even just walking, then you may have reduced blood flow to your legs.
To improve your health, it’s essential to assess your present health, wellness and exercise habits. Then you can focus on areas that need improvement, set some reasonable goals and possibly change your life.
Physicians routinely recommend physical therapy (PT) for children and teens who have sports injuries or other trauma. PT can also benefit youngsters with movement problems from a disease, illness or disability.
Dementia is a term for a set of symptoms caused by disorders that affect the brain. Dementia is progressive, meaning that the symptoms get worse. These symptoms include problems with thinking or language and/or memory loss.
When a brain injury is suspected, cognitive evaluations are in order.
Some assessments help to measure a brain injury’s severity by checking a person’s ability to move their limbs and eyes and how well they can follow directions.